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post #11 of 24
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Is corsair good?

Extreme Series X256 256GB SATA 3Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) CMFSSD-256D1

or the F120 (looks like it writes/read faster)
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post #12 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Diber View Post
If you're running a single video card (Looking at your sig rig, you are) I'd suggest a RevoDrive. They're pretty quick and you've got a supported mother board (See: Here). I've gotten one of each (Both the first version, and the x2) and both have been great. The only problem I had was having to reformat when I changed motherboard, and some bottlenecking ATM with it- 212 MB/s transfer according to HDTune, still pretty good-- Out of the 690 MB/s promised (see: Here for HDTune picture with max speed). I got in contact with the OCZ support, and am going to try switching the PCI-E slot it's in, and see if that fixes the bottleneck.

However, the quickest SSD's I've seen, transfer rate wise, is always a pair of SSD's, they also provide a much more... Versatile base for being able to choose new motherboards, as Revodrives aren't supported by every motherboard.

Or, just wait for the new Sandforce version to hit soon. (Clicky)
going to nab another gpu just havent gotten to it yet.
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post #13 of 24
I'd wait for the new SATA-3 Sandforce drives by OCZ.
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post #14 of 24
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I'd wait for the new SATA-3 Sandforce drives by OCZ.
There's a great fanboi! LOL!

You on their payroll?

OP, if you want the best right now it's a Crucial C300 256GB.

I'm not much on the "bang for the buck" type things but I'm going to suggest you look at how the SF drives get their lofty stats and what OCZ has done to their customers.

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Does sata 3 really make a difference with ssds?
If your MB doesn't support SATAIII it's a moot point.
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There's a great fanboi! LOL!

You on their payroll?
How does recommending someone a product that is superior being a fanboy?

You really should get in touch with reality more often.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Old Hippie View Post
OP, if you want the best right now it's a Crucial C300 256GB.

I'm not much on the "bang for the buck" type things but I'm going to suggest you look at how the SF drives get their lofty stats and what OCZ has done to their customers.
The new 6Gbps drives by OCZ will cost roughly the same as their current SF-1200 drives. Crucial can't match OCZ's read or write speeds therefore you're wasting your money. Don't settle or old tech when you can get new for the same price.

Sad part is, Crucial can't even match OCZ's older SF-1200 drives in write speeds by using 6Gbps. That shows how far behind they are when in comes to SSD tech. Crucial will be further behind when OCZ launches their 6Gbps drives later this year.


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If your MB doesn't support SATAIII it's a moot point.
Pay attention, there's a reason why people list their PC specs. OP is using ASUS Crosshair IV Extreme AM3 therefore supports 6Gbps.
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How does recommending someone a product that is superior being a fanboy?
Whatever you say. LOL!
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post #17 of 24
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Whatever you say. LOL!
No, not whatever I say.

It's what OCN says.

Get your facts straight before making yourself look stupid next time.

AS SSD Benchmark thread
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post #18 of 24
I have a F120 from corsair but I would look around as the market changes weekly

intel just bought out a new range that is new sandforce I think.
but I remember reading that these new budget drives from intel are priced better than the X25 silver range but still performers
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post #19 of 24
Quote:
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No, not whatever I say.

It's what OCN says.

Get your facts straight before making yourself look stupid next time.

AS SSD Benchmark thread
That spread sheet is a little confusing but if you'll look at the single drives and not those RAID arrays than can include anything, I believe the Crucial drives have the lead.

Quote:
Marvell-based (Crucial RealSSD C300 Single drive only)

sparkle128 - 653 - Crucial C300 256GB on Marvell 9128
4.54billionyears - 628 - Crucial C300 128GB on Intel P67 PCH
Mitchb - 646 - Crucial C300 256GB on Marvell 9123 PCI-E

Sandforce-based (Single drive only)

Sem - 468 - OCZ Vertex 2 120GB on ICH10R
oneskyride - 463 - OCZ Vertex 2E 120GB on P55 PCH
88hurst - 457 - OCZ Vertex 2 100GB on ICH10R
Quote:
Get your facts straight before making yourself look stupid next time.
LOL!
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That spread sheet is a little confusing but if you'll look at the single drives and not those RAID arrays than can include anything, I believe the Crucial drives have the lead.




LOL!
I think he was saying that the new sata 3 drives from ocz will be better for less money.... which is most likely true. we wont know for a little while yet.

@op: wait for the new drives that are going to come out then make your decision. If you think about it all ssds do is cut down on some serious load times. so if you are patient your patience will pay off because the current reviews of the new ocz drives are very fast
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